Category Archives: investments

Wanda´s aggressive hotel expansion – Rupert Hoogewerf

Real estate giant Wanda is expanding its upscale hotel chain, both domestically as international. Wanda Hotel and Resorts wants to be a top-player in their industry, tells China Rich List founder Rupert Hoogewerf in CRIEnglish.

What drives Chinese buyers overseas – Wei Gu

The latest bid for the New York Times by tycoon Chen Guangbiao might have been a joke, but there are good reason for Chinese entrepreneurs to go abroad. WSJ´s wealth manager Wei Gu discusses with CEIBS´Oliver Rui why their position with local government is a key reason to invest.

How to open China’s wallets – Tom Doctoroff

China’s government tries to move from an investment-driven economy to a consumer-driven economy. But it is not obvious China’s consumers will follow suit, explains marketing expert Tom Doctoroff in AdAge.

Third Plenum does not solve financial instability – Sara Hsu

The reforms announced after the Third Plenum might not offer a enough to guarantee financial stability in China, writes financial specialist Sara Hsu in Triple Crisis. China’s financial authorities should focus on shadow banking, in stead of monetary tightening that could slow down economic growth.

Paul Gillis joins China Speakers Bureau

The China Speakers Bureau is happy to announce that Paul Gillis, professor of practice and co-director of the IMBA program at the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, will join its group of acknowledged speakers.

US investors can slowly enter Chinese stock markets – Shaun Rein

One of the financial markets off limits for foreigners were China’s stock markets. But that might slowly change, and Shanghai-based business analyst Shaun Rein explains in Marketplace what is happening on the ground.

Confidence back in China’s economy – Shaun Rein

Consumer confidence is back on track, and investors see China again as a safe haven, argues business analyst Shaun Rein on Bloomberg TV. Consumers are spending money again, after the government made small, but significant moves to shore up confidence.

China tourism creates investment opportunities – Wei Gu

More than 100 million Chinese will travel abroad next year, creating huge investments opportunities. WSJ’s Wei Gu discusses those chances with fund manager Jim Rogers, who picked shares from airline and hotel companies, to bet on this massive development.

What can Detroit learn from China? – Michael Justin Lee

Can Detroit learn from the way China pulled its economy out of misery, wonders lecturer Michael Justin Lee in ChinaUSFocus. “There actually was no great secret to the success of China’s SEZs. The government butts out to incent private capital in. That’s pretty much it.”

The future of online education in China – Wei Gu

Is e-learning a good way to deal with China’s shortage of qualified teachers? One of the questions in the debate on the future of online education, moderated by WSJ’s Wei Gu, with Yat Siu, chief executive of Outblaze, and her WSJ colleague Jake Lee.